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? >> it is a couple hundred miles to 300 miles east-southeast of ocean city and we think it will bypass the mouth of the chesapeake bay. i hate to say this for folks in new jersey but we wanted it to come on shore and new jersey and that is better for us. we look at the doppler and we see heavy rain on the outer bands on the eastern shore counties. that is represented by the dark orange and yellows that you see. i will set this in motion and it is going east to west as it passes by off of the delmarva coastline. the heaviest rain should stay from baltimore east. in the western suburbs i think it will be just light rain it start but everybody will get the heavy rain eventually. we expect from two it eight rain through the evening and jeovernight. the winds are not bad around baltimore. north wind at 10 at b.w.i., gusting higher on the eastern shore and beaches. the winds will increase through the day. you may say right now nothing is going on. but by this evening and early tonight it will be gusting close to 60 miles an hour. after we have had rain all day will knock a few trees down and power lin
to fix the gust part. sometimes i forget to erase things on the graphics. it was 65 at ocean city yesterday. recap your day for us. >> it was incredible. i wish just glued to twitter. were you glued to it as well? i think tony is gone. i had to change my clothing twice because i had so much rain coming down on me. ee. waves were something to sa we're still seeing some of standing water in ocean city. notice all the debris on the road. this is what we're concerned about, things clogging the drains. this is the same concern we're seeing around baltimore city. so many leaves have yet to fall . temperatures in the low 40's. the wind out of the south. that is what we're dealing with today. things are getting better in ocean city. the wind is gusting up about 60 miles per hour. >> so much better this morning. kim dacey is in annapolis. how are things looking this morning? >> it is a lot better today. things have really eased up. we have a steady rain falling. nothing like we were seeing like yesterday. i spoke to the emergency management folks. crews have been out since about midnight,
and has the potential to paralyze new york and other big cities. >>> this morning, president obama signed three emergency declarations for connecticut, and rhode island, clearing the way for fema. let's get right to bill karins and the weather channel forecast. what's it looking like right now. >> sandy is an amazing anomaly. this storm this time of year should not be this strong this far north. at this point in the math it should not be ready to take a hook back into the northern mid atlantic states and southern new england. that's all going to happen today. we'll deal with, in some cases, devastating storm surge and the wind damage is going to be incredible with still leaves on the trees in many areas from philadelphia to the d.c. areas. there's the center of the storm. still thunderstorms around the center. it's feasting right now over the warm waters of the gulf stream. it may even intensify a little bit. amazingly the winds went up this morning to 85 miles per hour, now only a little less than 400 miles away from new york city. it will accelerate and move quickly towards the coast. t
power, caused massive flooding and paralyzed cities and towns all across the northeast. it is no longer a hurricane, but it is a disaster. take a look at this brand new video as the roof of a shed is completely ripped away. this was during the height of the storm as it barreled into point pleasant beach, new jersey. that's one of the many spots along the jersey shore waking up to a mess this morning. >>> first, more amazing video. from water the fire, 50 homes are destroyed as flames tore through breezy point section of new york city. firefighters were unable to use water from hydrants so they had to get water out of the ocean. serious damage in rhode island where the wind and waves destroyed homes and washed out streets. let's go back to new jersey, two dozen evacuees were forced to flee emergency shelters in atlantic city after the power failed. sandy made landfall in atlantic city just after 8 clox p.m. last night. here is heavy flooding, it was all across the resort town. a 50-foot section of the boardwalk was completely lost in the super storm. >>> back to new york, a spectacular e
on that in a moment. >>> first, in new york city the subway system remains crippled after heavy flooding caused what officials say the worst damage in its 108 year history. no one knows when it will be up and running again. >>> let's go back to new jersey. there were countless rescues there and for some the realization that they were no match for mother nature. >> terrible. it was awful. it was the worst thing i ever saw. the waters came down like crazy. we were sorry we stayed. >> well, let's go live now to kathryn craig. she's from our new york station, wnbc. she is down in lower manhattan. kathryn, thank you for joining us. it's a ghost town. it's incredibly eerie. can you describe it for us? >> reporter: people call it a ghost town, lib. this is the financial heart of new york city. in this area so much work is going on. right over here you can see all of this water coming out. what workers are doing is pumping water out of the office buildings here. there's also a subway station next to us and that had 13 feet of water from the tracks all the way up to the ceiling underground. it is a pretty gr
church city, and loudoun county schools are closed. also manassas city, manassas park, stafford city and spotsylvania schools as well. in maryland, prince george's county, montgomery, and howard county schools are closed. >> as are anne arundel, charles, and frederick counties. you can find a complete list of schools running at the bottom of your screen as well as online at nbcwashington.com. >> all of this because of the weather that rolled through yesterday. tom kierein keeping an eye on developments. what are we seeing now? >>> thankfully, the storm is winding down for us. we still have moderate showers coming tregion, and it is snowing now. garrett county, western maryland. frostburg has snow on the ground. parts of eastern and southern west virginia. all this area in white on storm team 4 radar. meanwhile farther east in the form of rain. getting a few moderate views in washington. these areas in yellow and orange and fairfax county. just to the west of 95 down to prince william county. farther west, a couple of pockets of moderate showers in loudoun county. these are all just r
-old man from bangladesh is being held this morning on charges of plotting to blow up the new york city headquarters of the federal reserve. prosecutors say he was inspired by osama bin laden and that he tried to recruit others from across the country not realizing those were undercover agents. >> reporter: this is the face of suspected bomber quazi muhammad nafis. this was his target, the federal reserve bank. he parked a van packed with what he thought was a thousand pounds of explosives trying to kill hundreds of thousands of new yorkers during the morning rush. >> he had the intent of creating mayhem here. >> it was a sting operation and nafis was under investigation for months. the undercovers even provided some of the fake bomb parts. but they say it was nafis who picked his target, helped build the bomb, and they only got on to him after he approached an informant about wanting to carry out a major attack. targeting america's economy is the most efficient way to draw the path of obliteration of america. his initial plot was supposed to be a suicide mission to bomb the new york st
crew members to help restore power after sandy moves out of town. >>> this is ocean city, maryland, where the winds are whipping, as you can see. moving the rain sideways. a lot of coastal communities are feeling the brunt of the storm first. some of the residents evacuated. some are waiting the storm out, hoping the preparations they've made in terms of securing their homes will make it through. you can see the waves there and the wind. we'll bring you more updates live from rehoboth beach during the news cast. >>> and in wards 3 through 8 each have their own designated center for relief centers. the red cross will provide food and water for those seeking safe conditions during the storm. >>> if you rely on metro to get around town, you're probably not going anywhere for a few days. metro shut down all rail and bus service for today. a spokesperson for the transit system says metro will probably be closed at least for tomorrow as well. takes a while to get things going again. last time metro had such an extensive shutdown was back in 2003 during hurricane isabelle. >> i would urge
the campaign signs of his dad's opponent. the alleged thief is also a city council man and assistant principal. state police are now investigating. >>> now to texas where some high school cheerleaders fought the law and won. a judge ruled in favor of the students who were barred from putting bible versus on banners at high school games. religious themed banners will likely stay in place throughout the school year since the trial will not be held until june 22nd. >>> the lava from one of the world's most active volcanos is rising to record heights. it's been rising for past few months. it's within 150 feet from the volcano's summit. if it continues it will eventually spill out of the volcano. >>> finally, a tidal wave of dust shut down several roadways in oklahoma. it triggered multi-car accidents and blackouts. officials say the storm system was fueled by 50 mile per hour winds and dry wheat fields. >>> now for a look at national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins who has a little bit more information on this. this has an affect as far as the northeast. >> it's making i
. >>> coming up, tech tight tall zule, fear bounces back, and the city that's cracking down on snacks. i don't like the sound of that. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, a heated exchange between nicki minaj and mariah carey stirs up some drama on the set of "american idol." you're watching "early today". >>> now here are some of your top headlines this morning. the department of homeland security is under fire for spending hundreds of millions of dollars on an anti-terror program tracking u.s. citizens. a bipartisan senate report claims dozens of so-called fusion intelligence centers have come up with mostly useless information. secretary janet napolitano's office calls the report misleading. >>> vice president joe biden's airplane, air force 2, had a pair of problems. in charlotte the flight had to do a go around due to a thunderstorm cell. later it was diverted from andrews air force base to dulles due to a low cloud ceiling. >>> pope benedict's former butler declared his innocence yesterday against charges he stole personal documents from the pontiff howe
takes it parallel to the coast and then inland, somewhere right along the big cities. some of the most highly density populated areas. between washington, d.c. and new york city. we won't focus too much on the center because it will be a broad wind field and the winds will probably be stronger 50 to 100 miles away from the center. no eyewall or anything like that. a high impact storm. especially at the airports, the ripple effect across the country i'm sure will be felt monday and tuesday. >> unfortunately this is a big one. >>> as the 2012 election race enters the final stretch, at least one new poll shows republican mitt romney with an edge over president obama. according to a new abc news "washington post" poll, 50% of likely voters now support governor romney. that's verses 47% who favor the president. yesterday the president wrapped up a whirlwind two-day campaign blitz with a stop in chicago to cast an early ballot. that's a first for a presidential nominee. and yes, he did have to show his id. >>> mitt romney made three stops in ohio on thursday. he told voters this campaign is
much. coming up, tech titans duel. beer bounces back, and the city that's cracking down on snacks. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus a heated exchange between nicki minaj and mariah carey turns up the drama on the set of "american idol." you're watching early today. >>> vice president joe biden's airplane, air force 2, had a pair of landing problems due to bad weather. first in charlotte the flight had to do a go around due to a thunderstorm cell that left some passengers a little queasy. later the jet was diverted from andrews air force base to dulles due to a low cloud ceiling. >>> pope benedict's former butler declared his innocence yesterday against charges he stole personal documents from the pontiff, however, he admitted photocopying the pope's private correspondence. vatican police testified they found thousands of pages of documents inside his apartment. >>> also in vatican city, a dramatic but unrelated protest. a man climbed onto the dome of st. peter's bassilica unfurling a protest bannister against italy's prime minister. at last report he wa
of the big cities in the east. right now we're not really seeing too many problems on the storm tracker radar. yesterday we didn't see all that many nasty storms. what's going to happen is the weather pattern is going to change. we have a big area of low pressure that's going to be moving down from the north and swing a cold front through the northern plains. today will be in the 80s. enjoy today. temperatures will take a big dip. it will track across the border of the u.s. and canada. behind it the coolest air of the season. ma areas if you haven't had a frost or freeze yet, you will, including colorado. there's a potential that some areas could see snow in the northern rockies, maybe some spots of colorado as we go throughout friday into saturday. today you're in the 80s in areas of montana. tomorrow will be the 40s. enjoy it in minneapolis. the warmest day you'll have. middle of the country looks gorgeous. numerous showers on the eastern seaboard. you do need the umbrella in many of the areas if you live in the east. here's a look at the weather outside your window. chance of showers and s
from kansas city to st. louis, there's a lot of strong showers and storms and this is blowing down with the central parts of illinois. chicago you look like that's going to stay to your south. the big weather story, the cooler air has swept into the middle of the country. out ahead of it, if you like summertime warmth enjoy it from the eastern seaboard. up i-95 through all the big cities it will be one of the warmest days you'll see until next mid to late spring. temperatures in the 80s. we're starting off in the 60s from boston all the way down to atlanta. with a good deal of sunshine. humidity down a little bit. very enjoyable friday. back with the cool air, cold in denver this morning. we're at 31 degrees. we are below freezing. temperatures in the middle of the country, this is where it definitely feels like the middle of the fall. high of 47 in minneapolis. smiles if you like the warmth in the eastern seaboard. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. well, raleigh, north carolina, is one of those spots where if you enjoy t
personal claim. >>> and the most affordable cities to live in the united states. cities to live in the united states. is yours one of them? captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. after the third debate between president obama and republican nominee mitt romney, there are just 14 days left before american voters choose their next president. according to a cbs news instant polls on uncommitted voters, president obama was a clear two to one victor with 53% saying he won. governor romney got 23%. 24% called it a tie. a cnn orc national poll called it closer with 48% saying obama won while 40% picked obama. for more we go to nbc's steve handlesman who's in florida for us. steve, good morning. >> reporter: hi, lynn. thanks. good morning from boca raton, florida. the debate here last night was clearly the most combative so far. though surprising to some, not on the issue of libya. mitt romney was able to make his larger point, his claim that america is weaker now overseas than it was four years ago. mitt romney and barack obama came to their thi
. >>> and now to missouri, where one thief armed with an unusual weapon robbed a kansas city restaurant. the suspect there is dressed in dark clothing, and he's caught on surveillance video wearing and entering a store wielding a samurai sword. he calmly walks up to counter with the sword and waits for the money. thankfully, no one was hurt in the robbery. >>> a legal battle is brewing in oregon over who should care for this little guy, obi. he's a dachshund that made national headlines for his enormous size. the ohio datsun rescue is suing obi's foster mom, saying she hasn't had the dog's best interests in mind. >>> and finally, florida's mystery monkey has finally been captured. the famous primate has been on the lam for over two years, even gathering over 86,000 facebook likes. he's been alluding state wildlife officials, but yesterday in tampa bay, the monkey was spotted, quickly tranquilized and evacuated by the vet. now, once the monkey is given a clean bill of health, he will be given a new home at a local animal facility. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weat
bounty napkins. here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. new york partly sunny, 72 degrees. 90 in miami. 69 in chicago. 84 in dallas. hot in los angeles, 101. let's check your national forecast. stormy day in the south. northern mid-atlantic and southern new england. showers and thunderstorms are possible from the great lakes to the southern plains. in sports this morning another classic show down between the giants and eagles turns into a thriller in philadelphia. fourth quarter giants eli manning's pass incomplete. on the drive there's three interference calls. eagles hold on to beat the giants 19-17. freak accident during a pre-game warm up. both are out of the game against the bucs. robert griffith pushed the skins up by ten. the bucs will come back, a minute-and-a-half in the game. the third field goal is nailed. puts tampa bay up by one. griffin scrambles 15 yards down the 26 yard line. skins come back against the bucs 24-22. in baseball just three games left in the season and detroit is one game closer to making the playoffs. all the offense the tigers needed
robbed a kansas city restaurant. right there, the suspect dressed in dark clothing is caught on surveillance video entering a store wielding a sam ma rye sword. he waits for the money. no one was hurt in the robbery. >>> one hunter in georgia bagged quite the prize. that 260 pound 22 point buck. a state biologist will determine if the animal is among the largest whitetail deer ever recorded in the state. and finally, mystery solved. do you know that mystery monkey? he's finally been captured. the famous primate has been on the lamb for over two years even gathering over 86,000 facebook likes while alluding officials the whole time. yesterday in tampa bay the monkey was spotted, tranquilized and evaluated by a vet. once the 40 pound monkey is given a clean bill of health he will be given a new home at a local animal facility. >>> well, for a look at your national and regional weather, we'll check back in with bill karins. >> there's so many elements with this story. stay tuned to your local nbc station. a storm so dynamic, it's so different all the way up the eastern seaboard.
the way up to kansas city, and you notice the warm air surging across the country. not too much cold air in sight this morning. montana and the dakotas, probably denver will need the jacket. the october warmth continues, it dominates almost the entire nation. a little cool and breezy in northern new england. there's a storm on the west coast. but besides that, it's going to be a warm day today. there's a little bit of rain out there in the middle of the nation heading up towards illinois and michigan. but for the most part, it's a dry day. the big change comes at the end of the week. a strong cold front and the chill will return to the middle of the country. it will arrive on the east coast by sunday. so this is what's going to happen this week. we're warm until this front comes down from the northern plains later on this week. as i mentioned, there's a little bit of rain in the next 48 hours up near chicago, michigan, kansas city, st. louis. it's going to be hit and miss showers and storms throughout the next two days. today's forecast, there's a piece of wet weather. but even minneapol
. >>> new york city's central park just got its biggest donation ever. $100 million from hedge fund billionaire john paulson. >>> barney's is under fire for its electric holiday ad campaign featuring a very skinny mini mouse. critics are upset the usually round mouse is runway thin in a short film where she fantasizes she's in a paris fashion show. >>> and the national retail federation estimates americans will spend 370 million bucks on costumes this halloween, unreal, for their pets. the top picks, pumpkins, devils, and hot dogs. >>> coming up, eva longoria splits from her jet-setting man, ozzie's millions, and is the world's fastest human making a challenge that even he can't deliver on? sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> this warm air is not here to stay. starting tomorrow the cold plunge from canada begins. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> well, in sports, very exciting. the world series begins tonight. the giants worked out on their home field yesterday and the tigers got their chance in the batting cage at the at&t park. the pitching match-
of rain with it. not as bad as what we saw over the weekend. oklahoma city picked up two to three inches of rain. now you're in a nice mild dry pattern. up the east coast, it is warm this morning ahead of the front and that will spark some showers and storms eventually. this is central alabama. this is montgomery. we can see a few showers and storms here. further to the sourth, it looks like new orleans is doing okay, but baton rouge, maybe a rumble of showers and thunder or two. another spot where we could have minor problems with the airports is in atlanta. there's a shield of light rain heading your way. if you're leaving the door in atlanta soon, you may have to deal with a little wet weather. the carolinas, virginia, the mid-atlantic, that's where the front will spark showers and storms. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. behind the front, there's not a lot of cold air with this system. unlike the last couple fronts. notice how beautiful a day it's going to be in memphis today. 76 and sunny. oklahoma city back up into the m
she was. >>> finally in florida, it was a game of catch me if you can. city workers had a hard time wrangling a flock of swans. each year the birds are rounded up for medical exams and they're checked out and vaccinated before being returned into the lake. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins. giving the sad face. >> i think the swans are more at risk from those guys than they are from the elements. >> apparently swans can be a little vicious. >> yes. >> they can attack. a few people on our staff have said they have been attacked. i've never heard of this before. >> an unusual way of helping the swans, that's all i'm saying. good morning, everyone. not much rain out there. the state of michigan is the exception. we had a cold front slicing through chicago last night and this is where some of the light rain has fallen. the weather map, there's not a lot of action on it. the big storm is north of the great lakes. we'll swing the cold front on through. the eastern seaboard is a little better. there's a little bit of drizzle
seeing above average temperatures. there are signs of that cold air to come. salt lake city, highs up in the 40s. snow with higher elevations. >>> once again, the timing if we're going to get that big super storm in new england, it looks like it would be probably monday or tuesday next week. >>> bill, thanks so much. disturbing details of the murder of a 12-year-old little girl and the fallout from a massive solar flair. your early morning headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, the obama blueprint for hunting terrorists. it's called the disposition matrix. details straight ahead. you're watching "early today." >>> stories making news this morning. today's washington post reports the obama administration is developing a new way of pursuing terrorists. the disposition matrix contains terror suspects names laid out against resources available to track them down. it's designed to map out ways to reach suspects beyond the reach of unmanned drones. >>> colorado's secretary of state says 300 more suspected non-citizens have been found on the state's voter rolls. the names were among the mor
to begin with a frightening collision that almost killed three people. a new york city ambulance was responding to a call when an suv barrelled into it. the impact was so powerful that it caused the ambulance to topple over. the suv driver and two paramedics suffered severe neck injuries. all are expected to survive. >>> take a look at this rare sight. paramedics used a special mask to save birds. they were rescued from a raging house fire. there were no people inside but unfortunately there were three cats that did not make it out. >>> finally, you're not going to believe what washed up on a florida beach. can you imagine finding this? that is a giant eyeball the size of a softball and it has been turned over to florida wildlife officials. the discovery has marine biologists and all of us completely stumped. they are not sure what kind of sea creature has such a huge eye. some speculate it could belong to a giant squid and okay two pus. all agree it is blue and it is big. we don't need the truth squad for that. now for a look at your national and regional weather, we check in wi
story. a nanny at a luxury new york city apartment building stabbed two small children to death in a bathtub and then stabbed herself. the nanny is hospitalized in critical condition and the children's mother arrived home to find the devastating scene before police were called. >>> a federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a ruling that would allow texas to withhold women's health care funding from planned parenthood clinics because the organization also performs abortions. texas governor rick perry said the state would immediately halt funding. >>> british police say 300 potential victims have come forward saying they were sexually abused by the late bbc children's tv host jimmy savel. shelving an investigation into him last year. >>> on the campaign trail president obama is back at the white house today. vice president joe biden campaigns in wisconsin and the first lady attends a prived fund-raiser in california. governor romney is campaigning in iowa and congressman ryan is in alabama before they both head back to ohio for a rally and ann romney will be in virginia. >
debate in denver wednesday night. romney is holding a rally in the mile-high city today, while the president gears up in nevada. nbc's tracy potts joins us with washington from the latest. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. we get an interesting perspective on this from john mccain. he's debated both the president and mitt romney, and he says we will see two very strong well-prepared candidates and in his prediction, few surprises. the president's behind closed doors in nevada for the next two days preparing to face mitt romney in denver wednesday. >> he's a good debater. i'm just okay. but what i'm most concerned about is having a serious discussion about what we need to do to keep the country growing. >> reporter: both sides are downplaying expectations. a senior aide to the president says romney will be prepared, disciplined and aggressive. romney's debate partner calls the president a tough debater. >> barack obama is going to be formidable and i think it will be a good debate, but i certainly would not underestimate what barack obama brings to it. >> reporter: john kerry
. and now that chilly air, it's moved as far south as say about salt lake city, and it's moved through colorado, but that's really about it. now that front's going to kind of just sit here. it's not going to make much more progress to the south. that's why i don't think the temperatures are going to cool off much. so, the cool air, northern nevada, up into idaho and montana. the onshore flow's cooled off a little bit, too, over the last couple days in california, and that's going to continue. there are a lot of coastal clouds, you'll be burning off the fog all morning long and then sunshine this afternoon. if you notice the chilly air, it's in the 40s finally through the northern rockies, into 30s at the high elevations, but none of that cool air made it to vegas, at 78 this morning. it's a little cool around portland and medford, maybe a light jacket this morning. you'll probably carry it home this afternoon because we're spending another dry day, an amazingly dry stretch of weather here and it continues. 84 in medford, 74 portland, and after burning off the clouds in central californ
of chicago home sweet home. video of the wild animal was recently captured in one of the windy city's urban areas. can you imagine seeing that? officials are aware of the increase in sightings and plan to keep a close eye on that situation. >>> and finally, a little bit of hollywood history is going on the auction block. the dress made famous by judy garland in "the wizard of oz" is expected to fetch over $1 million dollars once bidding begins next month in california. the winning bidder will own the only gingham dress and white blouse used in the film. >>> now for a look at your weather, let's check in with nbc meteorologist bill karins. >> things will change in the west. people will have to find their umbrellas. it looks like officially as we head towards the end of this week, it will return. for now we'll hold on to the sunshine and warmth. yesterday was another beautiful day all through the west. temperatures above average in almost all cases. 77 in medford. another day above 70 in the northwest. what a start to october. one of the warmest starts we've ever seen. it has cooled off with
, is the best u.s. city for working moms followed by new orleans, hartford, cincinnati and providence. >>> it is the end of an era for coca-cola. remember these? the last, iconic, 6 1/2-ounce returnable glass bottles rolled off the production line minnesota on tuesday. >>> and finally, a cheesy publicity stunt could earn someone a lot of dough. pizza hut is offering free pizza for life or over $15,000 to anyone willing to stand up and ask either candidate at next week's presidential debate if they prefer sausage or pepperoni on their pie. >>> well, coming up, a damning report on cycling legend lance armstrong and doping. the a's survive to fight another day. plus, one yankee slugger puts on his hero hat twice in one game. your sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> and the dry weather pattern in the northwest is coming to an end. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. in sports, first to the bronx. yankee manager joe girardi made a gutsy call, pinch hitting raul ibanez for alex rodriguez with the yankees down in the ninth, but it pays off. ibane
. a new york city ambulance was responding to a call when an suv barreled into it. the impact was so powerful that it caused the ambulance to topple over. the suv driver and two paramedics suffered severe neck injuries. all are expected to survive. >>> you won't believe what washed up on one florida beach, a giant eyeball that turned up on shores and over to florida wildlife officials. it has marine biologists completely stumped. some are speculating it could have belonged to a giant squid or octopus. all agree on one thing. it's blue and it's big. that's an understatement. now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins with your weather channel forecast. >> i don't want to meet the creature that was missing the eye. angry. good morning everyone. the wet season has begun in the west. we had the rain yesterday in los angeles and areas in vegas and even san diego. now that storm system is beginning to push into arizona. numerous areas of rain, even thunderstorms in arizona overnight. phoenix is looking okay. over toward flagstaff, numerous a
traveling tournament. the group played as they rode the loop through legendary chess cities in five european countries, including germany and austria. organizers say the train was chosen because it's near impossible to play in cars, buses or airplanes. >>> if you're looking to fancy up your apartment there's an auction in paris you might want to attend if you have some hefty cash. some very rare items belonging to france's decadent queen marie antoinette are going up on the auction block with some expected to fetch over $13,000. the most valuable, a pair of green silk shoes the queen would wear to lavish balls and occasions. >> those are stylish. >> those are stylish. well, for the second year in a row a japanese man has earned the title of oldest in the world. he's 115 years old and has no significant health problems. he was actually able to accept his guinness award in person making sure to smile big for the camera. there is one more title up for grabs. the man who lived the longest, that would be 115 years and 252 days, a record he could break on december 28th. look at how happy he is. >>
city, hosted by the catholic archdiocese. both men worked the one-liners as artfully as they sparred tuesday night. here are a few moments people will likely be talking to about today. >> i was actually hoping the president would bring joe biden along this evening because he'll laugh at anything. >> i felt really well rested after the nice, long nap i had in the first debate. >> i particularly want to apologize to chris matthews. four years ago i gave him a thrill up his leg. this time around i gave him a stroke. >> as president obama surveys the waldorf banquet room with everyone in white tie and finery, you have to wonder what he's thinking. so little time. so much to redistribute. >> after my foreign trip in 2008 i was attacked as a celebrity because i was so popular with our allies overseas. and i have to say i'm impressed with how well governor romney has avoided that problem. >> in the spirit of sesame street, the president's remarks tonight are brought to you by the letter 0 and the number 16 trillion. >> the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since i took office. i don'
-atlantic states. the airports could have more delays. new york city down to philadelphia. still very humid and mercy. we've cleared it out for nice weather texas into the ohio valley. the cold air behind that snowstorm, billings and denver down into the 30s. this cold air is going to sweep across the midwest. minneapolis will have a very chilly day and eventually that air will arrive tonight and tomorrow in chicago. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. boston, mass., could be a few showers in areas of new england today. yesterday was cloudy, wasn't so wet. today it will be cloudy and showery. temperatures will continue very warm. ohio valley, near 80 in cincinnati. snowstorms, october 4th in the dakotas. >> love it. >> it begins. >> hopefully it makes its way east. all right, bill, thanks so much. >>> coming up, hp plunges and sbi black market bust. and hiring 300,000 employees? your early morning business headlines are ahead. >>> plus singing sensation and nbc's star of "the voice" christina aguilera is getting something very speci
lakes. we're in the 40 this is the big cities in the mid-atlantic in. the suburbs in the upper 30s to low 40s. thankfully we don't have many rainy spots out there. just one area of rain in northern portions of mississippi. some of the heavier showers throughout this morning, but overall moving pretty quickly into areas of southern tennessee as we go throughout the morning. so your forecast today, after the chilly morning, it's a nice afternoon from denver to chicago. the only problem down there in florida, we'll continue with some showers and storms. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. one area, the area of rain i was just mentioning there in mississippi, it will quickly be moving across the weather map today. eventually it will bring a chance of some clouds and showers to areas in virginia, even north carolina and possibly even washington, d.c. no big warm-up in sight. looks like this chillier weather pattern is here to stay for at least the next week. >> so is it win thor? >> -- winter? >> no, that's a whole duff ball gam
on the cone of uncertainty. the cone goes from providence, new york city, delaware, maryland, virginia and all through the chesapeake area. again, don't focus on the center line, not yet. wait until we get over the weekend, a little closer to see where the direct landfall is going to be. computer models connecticut landfall and as far south as maryland, delaware and maybe even virginia landfall. the cluster in the middle would be somewhere here into the new jersey area. here's how one of our computer sees it. the center line where we're watching the center of the storm and begins to track towards the coast, a landfall in jersey. the bottom line with this storm, if you're north of the storm, damaging wave and storm surge in wind and the west side, lynn, that's where we see the heaviest wind and rainfall. >> unbelievable. all right, bill, thanks so much. we'll check back in with you in a few minutes. >>> first as the 2012 election race enters the final stretch, one new poll shows republican nominee mitt romney with an edge over president obama. according to a new abc news/washington post" poll f
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